Breakingviews: Populism isn’t self-correcting

Ken Jacobs, Chairman and CEO of Lazard, talks to Reuters Breakingviews Editor Rob Cox at the Predictions 2016 launch in New York on Jan. 12.

Wealthfront Launches Portfolio Review, An Advisory Tool For Avoiding Fees And Maximizing Savings

moneywaiter Wealthfront, the robo-advisory wealth management service, is offering a tool of its own to help people get a window into the money they’re losing on fees. Read More

Minnesota college professor pleads guilty to ivory smuggling

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – A Minnesota philosophy professor pleaded guilty on Wednesday to trafficking in rhinoceros horn and elephant ivory in violation of U.S. laws that protect endangered species, prosecutors said.


Louisiana theater shooter thanked accused church attacker in journals

BATON ROUGE, La. (Reuters) – The man who killed two moviegoers and wounded nine in a Louisiana theater shooting last summer left behind notebooks in which he ranted against the United States and thanked Dylann Roof, the man accused of a church shooting in South Carolina, according to records released on Wednesday.

Bid to mine more coal on U.S. federal lands tests Obama’s green agenda

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s State of the Union pledge to better manage fossil fuel development will face a test within days, when federal officials rule on whether to open public lands containing more than 600 million tons of coal to more mining.

Bid to mine more coal on U.S. federal lands tests Obama’s green agenda

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s State of the Union pledge to better manage fossil fuel development will face a test within days, when federal officials rule on whether to open public lands containing more than 600 million tons of coal to more mining.

Startups.co Acquires Zana, A Site For Educating Entrepreneurs

startups - zana + startups image Startups.co has been busy buying services like like Zirtual and Claritfy.fm to build a network of connected products for entrepreneurs. Next up: Zana, a site that says it’s “democratizing entrepreneurship.” The acquisition was reported last week by Columbus Business First. Startups.co CEO Wil Schroter told me today that the deal was a mix of cash and stock, with a price… Read More